WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man convicted earlier this yr of a felony hate crime for what authorities say was the persistent harassment of a Black feminine worker in Gov. John Carney’s workplace has been sentenced to 4 months in jail.
Matthew Gregg can even be required to finish group service, anger administration, and psychological well being and substance abuse counseling, the Information Journal reported Friday.
The 27-year-old Hockessin man was arrested on Dec. 10, 2020, on fees of harassment and terroristic threatening. In accordance with court docket paperwork, Gregg referred to as the receptionist in Carney’s workplace 160 occasions between Nov. 20 and Dec. 10, 2020. In these calls, Gregg focused the lady with racist and sexist slurs, in response to court docket paperwork.
Gregg additionally threatened to kill the receptionist and throw a brick on the governor’s head, in response to the Division of Justice’s sentencing memorandum.
Deputy Lawyer Basic Nicole Mozee wrote that Gregg was upset about COVID-19 mandates Carney put in place however none of his calls to the governor’s secretary really protested these mandates.
The Division of Justice argued that not sentencing Gregg to time in jail would unduly depreciate “the severity of the offense.”
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